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    Admiralty House Museum

    Admiralty House was built in 1915 by the British Admiralty to monitor icebergs, ships at sea and provide weather forecasts to mariners. The sinking of the Titanic and the First World War prompted the development of a grid of wireless communications stations around the Atlantic,...

     
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    Wooden Boat Museum

    Come visit the Wooden Boat Museum of Newfoundland and Labrador – a place where the history and traditions of wooden boat building come to life! We are located on the Avalon Peninsula, in Winterton, Newfoundland and Labrador.
     
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    Cupids Legacy Centre

    The Cupids Legacy Centre stores the extensive artifact collection discovered at the Cupids Cove Plantation site, and houses its field laboratory. The site, now a Provincial Historic Site, is one of the most significant archaeological digs in North America.  
     
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    James J. O'Mara Pharmacy Museum

    Apothecary Hall housed the Peter O'Mara Drug Store from 1922 to 1986. It was one of the last surviving old drug stores to operate in Newfoundland and the second home for Peter O'Mara's business, which had operated out of 484-486 Water Street as The West End Drug Store from 1899.. 
     
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    Labrador Interpretation Centre

    The Labrador Institute of Memorial University was established by the University to stimulate, coordinate, and support major University projects and programs designed to promote the well-being of the people of Labrador and to expand the Labrador knowledge base.
     
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Collections Management Workshop - St. John's

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Collections Management

Date: December 10-11, 2015; 9:00 – 4:00
Location: 15 Hallett Crescent, Suite 201, St. John's, Newfoundland

Participants will learn about collections management policies and procedures and skills required to manage museum collections. This course explores topics on public trust and museum collections, acquisitions, registration, cataloguing and records management. This course will also provide an introduction to collections care, handling and storage as well as collections access and security.

Instructor: Sarah Wade, Professional Development Coordinator, MANL
Enrollment Limits: Maximum of 20
Registration fees: $85 for MANL members*, $110 for non-members

Cancellations received less than 5 days in advance are not eligible for refunds. Participants who do not attend remain responsible for full payment.

*Staff, Volunteers and Board Members of the museum qualify as MANL members.

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Writing a Collections Management Policy Workshop

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Writing a Collections Management Policy

Date: December 9, 2015; 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Location: 15 Hallett Crescent, Suite 201, St. John's, Newfoundland

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Date: December 17, 2015; 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Location: Town Hall in Heart's Content, Newfoundland

In this workshop, participants will learn about collections management policies and procedures. The information provided will assist you to create and further develop your museum's collections management policies to meet the requirements for the Cultural Economic Development Program (CEDP) Minimum Standards. This workshop will include a lecture, group discussions and one on one session.

Instructor: Sarah Wade, Professional Development Coordinator, MANL
Enrollment Limits: Maximum of 20
Registration fees: $25 for MANL members*, $35 for non-members

Cancellations received less than 5 days in advance are not eligible for refunds. Participants who do not attend remain responsible for full payment.

*Staff, Volunteers and Board Members of the museum qualify as MANL members.

Thanks to the Department of Business, Tourism, Culture and Rural Development for supporting the efforts of the Museum Association of Newfoundland and Labrador.

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Upcoming Workshop! Road to 2017: Our History in Pictures. The conservation, display, storage and copyright of photographs in collections

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Road to 2017: Our History in Pictures.
The conservation, display, storage and copyright of photographs in collections

Date: November 25, 2015; 9:00 – 4:30
Location: 44 Trans Canada Highway, Suite 2 , Deer Lake, NL.

This workshop is designed to assist you in organizing your photographic collections. After a brief review of
proper storage and handling procedures we will work through the processes that allow your museum to provide access to and information about the photographs in your institution. We will look at accessioning, arrangement, description/cataloguing and access issues, including finding aids, databases and digitization. We will finish by exploring some of the copyright issues that heritage groups should be aware of when sharing their photograph collections with the public.

Instructors: Mary Ellen Wright, Association of Newfoundland and Labrador Archives
Enrolment Limits: Maximum of 20
Registration fees: $85.00 for members and $110 .00 for non-members.

For more information or to register please contact:
Museum Association of Newfoundland and Labrador
Telephone: (709) 722-9034
E-mail: manl@nf.aibn.com
This workshop is one of the elective courses for the new Museum Studies Certificate Program. For more
information about this program please contact Sarah Wade, Professional Development Coordinator via email at swade@nf.aibn.com or at (709) 722 9034.

Cancellations received less than 5 days in advance are not eligible for refunds. Participants who do not attend remain responsible for full payment.

Thanks to Canadian Heritage Museum Assistance Program and the Department of Business, Tourism, Culture and Rural Development for supporting the efforts of the Museum Association of Newfoundland and Labrador.